LIST 2. Flowers for Algernon/A Man with No Eyes. Lucille was apathetic toward doing homework and therefore failed all her classes. APATHETIC-- adjective. Lacking concern or interest. Showing no emotion. APATHY-- noun. Sympathy: sym = with, togetherpath = emotion, feeling.
Flowers for Algernon/A Man with No Eyes
Lucille was apathetic toward doing homework and therefore failed all her classes.
Lacking concern or interest. Showing no emotion.
Sympathy: sym = with, togetherpath = emotion, feeling
Apathy: a = no, not
path = emotion, feeling
If you say someone shows no apathy, that means they are showing an interest and concern.
55,000 Hoosier students chronically miss school each year, study says
Aug. 19, 2013
The director for education policy said during a legislative hearing that while overall attendance in Indiana is around 95 percent, that number overshadows the problem of chronic absences.
Spradlin said Friday that data from a study conducted by the center in 2011 showed that chronic absences affect testing results.
= CHRONIC FAILURE
Constant or habitual
“I don’t have time to work and study” is a feeble excuse
Wednesday 21 August 2013
Movie review: Too many feeble foes weaken 'Wolverine'
July 26, 2013 12:18 am
A Feeble Response to Ebola
By SILAS KPANAN’AYOUNG SIAKOR and NORA BOWIER SEPT. 12, 2014
MONROVIA, Liberia — The spread of the Ebola virus across West Africa has been fast and deadly.. To date, at least 2,288 people in the region have died, and some 4,269 confirmed or probable cases have been reported. But the global response has been underwhelming; the aid group Doctors Without Borders has characterized international efforts to tackle the crisis as “dangerously inadequate.”
SQUIRREL’S FEEBLE ATTEMPT AT JUMPING
July 24, 2013
July 24, 2013
First Day Shoe Fund provides tangible boost, real smiles for school children who need them August 02, 2013
Able to be touched; having substance
“exploit the users naivety”
Social Media Warning: Tweets are Court Evidence
"There can be naivety, in that people believe they can say things on social media and it won't be used against them," said Mr McDonald, as quoted by Metro.
"Social media is also used as a tool by people in the Crown Prosecution Service or the police; for instance, they may ask someone alleging rape to send a message to the person they are accusing asking why they did it. Their reply can then be used in evidence," he said in a report by the Herald Sun
Naivety (naivete)-- noun
Innocence; lack of experience or knowledge
Hunger Striking Prisoners' Health Continues to Deteriorate Published on Monday, 05 August 2013
To become worse; to fall apart
Stop-and-Frisk and American Freedom
Recognizing “furtive movements” is part of basic self-preservation.
19 August 2013
One of the teenagers managed to make a quick, furtive call to an emergency line saying he had been kidnapped. The call was initially believed to be a prank and there was no follow-up until the parents of one of the teenagers called police to say their son was missing.
Done in a secretive or hidden way